Does FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE support the 8237R?

Mark admin at
Fri Jun 2 11:28:40 PDT 2006

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at] On Behalf Of Scott Hiemstra
> Sent: vrijdag 2 juni 2006 17:13
> To: 'FreeBSD-Questions Questions'
> Subject: RE: Does FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE support the 8237R?
> > I run FreeBSD 4.11 stable, and I need to replace my ASUS K8V Deluxe
> > motherboard. I am thinking about de K8V-X SE. However, instead of the
> > 8237 chipset, it has the 8237R. Is that supported in FreeBSD 4.11
> > stable as well? Also, instead of the Gigabyte LAN, it has a Realtek
> > 8201CL D version LAN. Will that work, too? ...
> I have the same board in a server running 4.11 (FreeBSD 4.11-STABLE #0)
> and no problems to report. The nic is detected as "RealTek 8129/8139"
> but seems to function just fine. I would recommend building a temporary
> system, doing an install and then once you verify all is well... Swap
> the board into your existing machine.

Thanks for the answer. Yes, I'm not looking into making things
complicated. I just want a quick, no-hassle replacement board for my old
server. Seems like this board will do just that. :)

- Mark

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